5 ways to find your passion

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Getting into a rowboat and just giving it a try – that is how Eric found his passion for rowing, which made his life so much richer in a lot of ways.

Who is Eric?

Eric Johannesen is a nationally and internationally successful rower who even won an Olympic gold medal in the men’s eight. The “My Energy” code, a formula for well-being and genuine quality of life has a great importance in Eric’s life. That is why we accompany him in his everyday life, his training and also in quiet moments to learn more about his personal sources of energy.

Eric’s tips are our inspiration for living a more healthier and active life – whether it is a quick breakfast or a fun workout in between.

Today it is all about passion. But what if you don’t know yet what makes you happy in life? Don’t worry – here are five ways to help you discover what your real passion in life is.

  1. Take it easy

First, don’t put too much pressure on yourself. Try to translate „passion“ into something that you enjoy. It does not have to be that one big passion that makes you happy for the rest of your life. Just give different things a try!

  1. Stay flexible

The journey is the reward. Maybe you will enjoy things that you did not expect at all. On the other hand, it is also ok to recognize that drawing or dancing is fun for a while but will not be the matter of your heart. However, this may still help you to find your real passion.

  1. Slow down

Everyday life can be stressful and often there is no time for a rest. Set aside some time each day and use a quite moment to slow down and listen to yourself.

  1. Get inspired by others

Eric’s parents were also professional athletes. For him this was certainly an important motivation to try sports as well. For sure there is also someone around you who might inspire you with his or her passion. Does your best friend love to run? Then join him or her for a run tomorrow! Maybe you will find your passion and will be soon going for a run regularly. 

  1. Take your time

Finding your passion does not happen overnight. A lot of people even find their passion not before they are old. So always stay relaxed and don’t put pressure on yourself.

Get inspired by Eric and find your personal way – #DoleFindYourWay

Your Dole team




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